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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

January 30 Green Energy News

Headline News:

  • “What An Astronaut Could See From Space That Changed Him For Good” • European Space Agency said the effects of climate change on Earth were increasingly visible from space and showed a marked difference since his last visit to the space station in 2016: retreating glaciers, pollution, and extreme weather events. [CNN]

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet (ESA/NASA image)

  • “The Northern Territory EV Transition” • Australia’s Northern Territory has long been associated with the biennial World Solar Car Challenge. A recent survey showed 78% of Territorians would consider purchasing an EV if they were on price parity with petrol or diesel cars. The government of the territory is working on making that happen. [CleanTechnica]
  • “Natural Landmarks Already Damaged Or Destroyed By Climate Change” • Most people who never travel to exotic places will nonetheless recognize images of Mount Kilimanjaro with its legendary snows, or the Great Barrier Reef and its rich marine life. But these and many other iconic natural wonders are losing their struggle with climate change. [24/7 Wall St]
  • “Plant-Based Epoxy Enables Recyclable Carbon Fiber And Improves Economics For Mass Market Electric Vehicles” • NREL researchers showed that making carbon fiber composites with bio-based epoxies and an anhydride hardener makes them fully recyclable by introducing linkages that are more easily degraded. Composites can approach being “green.” [CleanTechnica]
  • “LA City Council Votes Unanimously To End Urban Oil Drilling” • After several years of intense organizing by residents and community groups, the Los Angeles City Council voted to pass a motion that will begin phasing out oil drilling throughout the City of Los Angeles. The unanimous vote is a tremendous win for health and safety. [CleanTechnica]

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